Energising Mental Health at Work SAVE THE DATE brought to you by Headtorch and Professor Frank Pollick, psychology department, the University of Glasgow Work’s Mental 2018, the conference you’ve allRead more
I thought to myself, ‘call Karen, she’ll know what I should do’. I have thought this phrase so many times over the past 17 years I’ve lost count. Karen isRead more
Angie Strachan has written a letter…. “This poem,” Angie says, “is written as an alternative resignation letter, (although I would not recommend that it is used as a template!) ItRead more
When it comes to having a conversation, if you’re concerned about someone’s mental health and well-being, it’s about knowing how to SEW. Lots of people avoid having a conversation ifRead more
THIS week is Mental Health Awareness Week, which aims to raise awareness and educate around mental illness. As well as the strong ethical and legal arguments in favour of investingRead more
Kicking off Mental Health Awareness Week, Headtorch are in the news with the Sunday Mirror. Top tips include getting away from your desk at lunch, talk to somebody and rememberRead more
RBS Mental Health Awareness Conference – Live Well Being You On the evening of May 17th Amy McDonald of Headtorch will be presenting at the RBS Mental Health Awareness conference.Read more
On Thursday 10th May, Headtorch has a stand a the Annual HR Network Conference which attracts around 350 senior professionals from the world of HR and people development & managementRead more
Headtorch is delighted to be taking part in enei’s ‘Mental Health – Get Ready for Change’ event at the Scottish Prison Service College, near Falkirk. Amy will be joining speakersRead more
You are cordially invited to the GoodPractice Mental Health Awareness Week event: Mental Health Matter Through a series of conversations and interactive exercises, Amy McDonald of Headtorch will explore: TheRead more
Workplace Mental Health Experts
We’re Headtorch, experts in workplace mental health … We’re delighted to launch our new video. Workplace mental health solutions for all levels of staff. Proven results from clients and academic accreditation. Our proactive approach helps prevent issues from arising. Where a mental health issue does arise, staff will know what to do and make sure […]
Who’s your Attitude Champion?
Ever thought that this whole Covid-World seems interminable… getting worse… getting you down??? I think now more than ever we need as many Attitude Champions as we can think of, but what is an Attitude Champion and how can we find inspiration from that person to help ourselves? Recently Alison Smith, Associate at Headtorch, and I had a conversation […]
Couch to … what?
We might laugh … but it’s amazing how many people don’t move during the working day – especially now that many of us are staying at home. There’s no commute, no meetings to go to, no need to see a colleague three floors up, no workplace cafe to saunter along to. Before the world changed, at least we all had […]
How’s Sandra’s Mental Fitness?
Listen to Sandra and consider which of her habits you can relate to. Okay, I hope you’d agree – Sandra’s not getting on very well. I hope too that you’re thinking, “well, I’m not that bad!” Be honest though, what of any of her habits, could you relate to – worrying? Staying up late? Snacking? For top […]
I saw a deer today
I went for a run this morning, I’m in Glasgow. I came out of some woods and into a clearing and there it was, a deer – still, alert, beautiful. We had a moment together, me in awe, both curious. I found myself smiling, peaceful, feeling lucky that this wild creature and I had the chance […]